• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Business and Management (Hons) programme taught at University of Essex Online enables you to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of the strategic and international dimensions of business and management.

About

Studying the Business and Management (Hons) programme taught at University of Essex Online prepares you for a wide range of careers as you develop knowledge of markets, customer behaviour, corporate strategy and project management. Opportunities exist with employers in the private, public and voluntary sectors, not to mention the possibility of running your own business. 

If you are already working in your chosen field and looking to develop your career, the course includes flexible options that allow you to specialise in an area of business studies, for example marketing communications or business finance.

Careers

The course is dedicated to improving employability amongst the graduates. The online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

A business and management degree equips you with a wide range of skills making you highly prized by employers in a variety of industries and professions.

The in-depth understanding our graduates gain in their studies has led to careers in areas as such as consultancy, human resources management, operations management, marketing, finance and accounting, as well as general management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Learning 
  • Business and Management Skills
  • Fundamentals of Marketing 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Introduction to Finance 
  • Business Environment
  • Core Skills and Employability

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Two A-levels, or equivalent; plus
  • If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic)
  • If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we require students to pass a free online English test.

Work Experience

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent;
  • Three years’ relevant work experience.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18480 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18480 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.